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What made you want to swap from 680's to 7970's?

More vram, which will help at 2560x1440, specially with upcoming games, and also I noticed Battlefield 3 runs better on HD7970's, which is pretty much the only game I play.

And the top of the cake was when I saw Battlefield 4 will be "Powered by AMD", so it made me want to change and give them a try. biggrin.gif

One of the cards arrived, I should be recieving the 2nd one tomorrow, so far so good, performs like a champ in BF3 at 1440p, way better than a single GTX680 actually! Going to do a clean Windows install since it's about time already. tongue.gif
    
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Yes, I pre-ordered it! biggrin.gif

The first HD7970 is on delivery, waiting. tongue.gif

Very nice, preordered mine to and got my dog tags now I'm stuck in a Dilema.
I want 1440p monitor! I'm on the fence deciding if I should or should not switch to 1440. How was your impression going from 1080 to 1440?
    
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Enjoy the new setup bro thumb.gif

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Very nice, preordered mine to and got my dog tags now I'm stuck in a Dilema.
I want 1440p monitor! I'm on the fence deciding if I should or should not switch to 1440. How was your impression going from 1080 to 1440?

iARDAs and I can tell you going from 1080p to 1440p is well worth it, huge change in quality, but you'll also need almost double the GPU power to keep the same frame rate.
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Enjoy the new setup bro thumb.gif

Thanks, I'll post some pictures once everything arrives, already using one of the HD7970, the 2nd one arriving tomorrow and rest of the stuff throughout this week. smile.gif
    
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Doesnt all the stuttering and frame time information floating around out there bother you?
    
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Doesnt all the stuttering and frame time information floating around out there bother you?

No, asked few friends with a pair of HD7970's before making the move. smile.gif
    
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Cool Cool, Well i hope they work out great for ya anyway man! I really hope bf4 is good, pretty keen to play it, getting a little tired of 3.
    
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This is what I have so far:




- Hardware Labs Black Ice SR1 420mm
- 2x Watercool Heatkiller GPU-X³ 79X0 Ni-Bl
- XSPC EX120
- 3x Noctua NF-A14 FLX
- EK FB KIT RE4 - Nickel (Full cover blocks for Rampage IV Extreme)


Still waiting for 2nd HD7970 to be delivered, it looks like it may have gotten lost (doh.gif) so I'm waiting to see what the store does to fix this problem... We'll see if it arrives sometime this week so that I can build everything!
    
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looking good, cant wait for more updates. Does your system have a fill/drain port?
    
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looking good, cant wait for more updates. Does your system have a fill/drain port?

Well it has fill port on the reservoir but no drain port, don't need one, I just pull one of the tubes and blow to push all water out. tongue.gif
    
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